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In June, 95 per cent of the union`s municipal employees voted for strikes after seven months of negotiations with the city on their current agreement. (Google Maps image) These include five-year contracts with the Union of Canadian Public Employees (CUPE) Local 608 and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 213, as well as a six-year contract with the CUPE Local 608 Library. The City of Penticton has agreements with three unions representing municipal workers. (File photo) It`s been a busy year in the city of Penticton, with three of the four collective agreements expiring on December 31, 2018, Chief Officer Donny van said in a statement Tuesday morning. “The City looks forward to working closely with CUPE and IBEW to continue to provide great service to the citizens of Penticton while making the city a fantastic place to work.” This was followed by collective bargaining with the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF). . . .